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The state Senate version of the Washington Privacy Act: A summary

Washington is increasingly looking like it will become the second state in the U.S. to pass a comprehensive privacy statute, following California’s Consumer Privacy Act. Drafting the statute was a two-plus year process, during which the CCPA was passed and the EU General Data Protection Regulation went into effect.

Washington’s proposed privacy statute shares many foundational principles with these two privacy regimes, but it has notable distinctions. Importantly, it represents a new model for other states to consider as they draft their own comprehensive privacy laws.

Full article: The state Senate version of the Washington Privacy Act: A summary

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